Museo do Pobo Galego, Santiago de Compostela

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With exhibits that showcase the Galicia people, Museo do Pobo Galego is a tribute to the native inhabitants of the region. The large halls display local crafts, such as textiles manufactured on looms, photographs of the local workers over the years, and traditions. The building, a rehabbed Dominican convent, also doubles as a research institute for social identity that holds workshops and organizes studies. Events are held throughout the year that presents the results of these studies, so check the calendar on the website prior to your visit. Arrange your visit to Museo do Pobo Galego and discover more family-friendly attractions in Santiago de Compostela using our Santiago de Compostela travel planner.
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  • Amazing stair case. Fascinating displays of culture and heritage. I understand why it was all in Gallician but a bit of English translation would help appreciate it more easily and fully. All set in a...  more »
  • Interesting museum worth visiting if you are in Santiago de Compostela and you are interested in aspects of the culture and history of the Galician people.
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